A Year End Note + Thoughts For 2019
Sarasota, Florida

A Year End Note + Thoughts For 2019

Ciao amici, Like probably many of you, I’ve had a number of thoughts swirling around in my mind over the last couple of days and weeks looking back on the highs and lows of the past year. I focus on the positive takeaways, but also think it’s important to be real with myself about what didn’t go well and why I think that is. While I’m not one to make a long list of grandiose resolutions that I can’t live…

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My Vintage Shopping Guide
Fashion

My Vintage Shopping Guide

It may come as no surprise if you’ve been following me on Instagram, that I’m developing an obsession with vintage shopping.  I never really explored it before, but I’m falling in love particularly with the classic accessories and homeware that I’ve found in some local and online vintage shops over the summer.  Today I’m talking about all things vintage — what I prefer to buy vintage, what the obstacles are, and the best and most trustworthy stores I’ve found thus…

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Join A Night For Green Beauty On August 2!
Beauty

Join A Night For Green Beauty On August 2!

Ciao tutti! My returning readers out there know that I am a lover of green beauty products and I’ve always been very conscious of ingredients in my skincare and makeup. By a very fortunate coincidence, I’ve met and worked extensively with an incredible green beauty brand founder in Chicago who also runs this fantastic event, A Night For Green Beauty, and decided to bring it back this year for an online celebration. Today I’m filling you guys in on the…

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Talking Time + A Cool Watch Giveaway
Lifestyle

Talking Time + A Cool Watch Giveaway

Buongiorno! Today I wanted to talk about the huge topic of time and our often complex feelings surrounding it.  I’ve been inspired to discuss today’s topic by a beautiful new accessory that’s come into my jewelry box, a Jord wooden watch. We’re even bringing you a big giveaway to win a Jord watch of your own, so head to the bottom of this post for all the details. I haven’t worn watches in a while, but this one struck me…

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My Summer Beauty Essentials
Beauty

My Summer Beauty Essentials

Buongiorno! I haven’t done a beauty/skincare roundup in a little bit, and love my summer lineup this year. Today I’m sharing the summer beauty essentials I’ve curated from new products to ones I’ve continued to love since last year.  Summer skincare and makeup is my favorite kind because it’s light, natural and always a little glowy.  All of these product will get you there, and if you’re a minimalist (*ahem* and a tad lazy like me) when it comes to…

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